Game times and TV details have been announced for South Carolina's first three football games of the 2012 season.
The SEC on Monday released that:
- South Carolina's season-opener at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Aug. 30, will kick off at 7 p.m. on ESPN;
- the Gamecocks' home-opener against East Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 8, is a 12:21 p.m. start on the SEC Network;
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- USC's second home game, Sept. 15 against Alabama-Birmingham, kicks off at 7 p.m. on FSN.
No other USC game times have been announced. The Gamecocks will officially begin fall practice on Friday, August 3.
South Carolina will take part Tuesday at SEC Football Media Days in Hoover, Ala.